DELPHOS — On Feb. 23, officers were sent to the 400 block of South Canal Street in reference to a possible burglary incident. Officers arrived and spoke with a female resident, who stated that a male, known to her, arrived at her residence but she refused to let him in. The male then damaged the door and came inside the residence. The male, identified as 32-year-old Joshua Finfrock of Cecil, was met by another male, already inside the residence and was forced out the front door. Finfrock then slashed a tire on the male’s vehicle before getting in his car and driving away. A short time later, officers were able to locate Finfrock’s vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on him. Finfrock was taken into custody and transported to the Van Wert County Jail. He will appear in court on multiple charges including burglary, aggravated menacing and criminal damaging.

On Feb. 23, officers spoke with a female at the police department who wished to report a telecommunications harassment incident. The female told officers that she received threatening text messages on her phone.

On Feb. 23, officers responded to the 1100 block of South Bredeick Street to investigate a theft incident. Officers met with a female at her residence and found that items were taken from inside. The female believed that the items were taken by a family member. The incident remains under investigation.

On Feb. 23, officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle after finding information that the driver, Jared Smith of Findlay, was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Smith was issued a citation and will appear in Lima Municipal Court.

On Feb. 24, officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Superior Street to investigate a possible domestic violence incident. Officers arrived and met with a male and his father. Each gave officers a statement on how the altercation began. After speaking with each person, it was decided that neither wished to pursue charges.

On Sunday, officers spoke with employees at a business in the 1100 block of Elida Avenue in reference to a theft of merchandise. The employee told officers that a male had concealed items and then left the business without paying. Officers reviewed the surveillance video and identified the juvenile male. Charges were forwarded to the Allen County Juvenile Court for theft.

On Sunday, an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing that it was being operated on an expired registration. Officers made contact with the female driver, 34-year-old April Zamora of Delphos, and found that she was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license as well. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered multiple items of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. Officers also located suspected marijuana in the vehicle as well. Zamora will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face multiple charges.

On Monday, officers were sent to a business in the 1100 block of Elida Avenue in reference to a theft of gasoline. Officers arrived and spoke with employees and reviewed surveillance video. The vehicle owner, who lives in Ottoville, was identified and contacted. Charges of theft will be filed in Lima Municipal Court and a summons will be served on the male as soon as it is issued.